I wonder what the goal of the pro-unification camp is in seeking the recall of President Chen Shui-bian (
In my view, it would be in China's best interests for Chen to stay in power as long as possible. If Chen stays in power, he and the rest of the government's hands would be tied.
I cannot see any benefit to pro-China supporters for Chen to step down. It seems that they are shooting themselves in the foot by calling on Chen to step down.
And I have to ask, if Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Chairman Ma Ying-jeou (
I was also told something interesting recently, although I'm not sure if it's true or not: If someone is being investigated, he or she cannot campaign for government. If that's the case, maybe the DPP should file suit against Ma and other KMT and People First Party candidates allegedly involved in corruption just before the elections. In theory that would prevent them from running, wouldn't it?